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She Doesn't Want to Sleep Alone (2012)

No quiero dormir sola (original title)
A drama about a young woman forced to take care of her alcoholic grandmother.

Director:

Natalia Beristáin
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2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mariana Gajá ... Amanda
Adriana Roel Adriana Roel ... Dolores
Leonardo Ortizgris ... Pablo
Arturo Beristáin Arturo Beristáin ... Padre de Amanda
Emma Dib Emma Dib ... Srita. Anita
Norma Pablo Norma Pablo ... Enfermera 1
Reyna Mendizábal Reyna Mendizábal ... Enfermera 2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emiliano Becerril Emiliano Becerril ... Amante 2
Gabriel Montiel Gabriel Montiel ... Ambulancia 1
Leticia Snyder Leticia Snyder ... Enfermera Hospital
Kyzza Terrazas Kyzza Terrazas ... Amante 1
Gilberto Alonso Vega Gilberto Alonso Vega ... Ambulancia 2
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Storyline

Amanda has a problem, if she is alone, she can't sleep. Her days pass in a calm, orderly fashion; she fills her nights with lovers that help her pass the hours. Her world is upset overnight when she has to take care of her old and alcoholic grandmother Dolores, a retired actress who now lives on memories of her past glory.

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Drama

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Soundtracks

Muddy Water Blues
Composed by Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton, 1915.
Performed by (interpretada por) Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton
MPL Music Publishing Inc.
Courtesy of (Cortesía de) Concord Music Group, Inc.
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This film tells the loneliness you feel in big cities these days, through two central characters: the grandmother and granddaughter.

This film tells the loneliness you feel in big cities these days, through two central characters: the grandmother and granddaughter, the grandmother is an actress and withdrawal and memory loss, who because of his addiction to Alcohol's entering a haven for actors, where your imagination makes her believe that it is a poor quality hotel, the granddaughter is a girl who does not know he wants in his life and seeks to fill his loneliness sleeping with different men. Throughout the film is forming a special bond between the two characters, which will help us understand more and realize that friendship is closer than they thought as long as you accept them as they are. The film through his photography creates a feeling of suffocation in the viewer.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

5 July 2013 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

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